Montenegro grb-holder Country Housing Project In 2019, Montenegro completed many challenging tasks in the implementation of the RHP. Within the sub-project MNE4, 271 beneficiaries moved into their apartments in Berane, while under MNE6, foundations were laid for the construction of a home for 104 elderly persons and adults with disabilities in Nikšić. Completion of construction of this important facility is expected by the end of 2020. The RHP team also worked diligently to bring MNE7 - “Purchase of 36 apartments in the municipality of Herceg Novi” to its final phase, and we are confident that this project will be completed next year. Additionally, progress was made with respect to other sub-projects, in particular MNE8 - the construction of a minimum of 50 houses. Montenegro is confident that 2020 will mark the successful completion of many sub-projects, and we remain committed to the implementation of the RHP. Budimirka Đukanović
RHP National Coordinator
Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare Montenegro
Montenegro grb-holder Country Housing Project In 2019, Montenegro completed many challenging tasks in the implementation of the RHP. Within the sub-project MNE4, 271 beneficiaries moved into their apartments in Berane, while under MNE6, foundations were laid for the construction of a home for 104 elderly persons and adults with disabilities in Nikšić. Completion of construction of this important facility is expected by the end of 2020. The RHP team also worked diligently to bring MNE7 - “Purchase of 36 apartments in the municipality of Herceg Novi” to its final phase, and we are confident that this project will be completed next year. Additionally, progress was made with respect to other sub-projects, in particular MNE8 - the construction of a minimum of 50 houses. Montenegro is confident that 2020 will mark the successful completion of many sub-projects, and we remain committed to the implementation of the RHP. Budimirka Đukanović
RHP National Coordinator
Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare Montenegro

End-September 2020 figures

OVERVIEW

Over the past 20 years, Montenegro has provided shelter to displaced persons from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, as well as to internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Kosovo. While some of the displaced persons and IDPs have already integrated locally, most of them are still in need of durable housing solutions due to their extreme socio-economic vulnerability.

The Montenegrin Government has over the years constructed some 1 300 housing units with the support of international donors; however, this has not been enough to cover the needs. In 2011, the Government of Montenegro adopted the National Strategy for Durable Solutions for Displaced and Internally Displaced Persons, with special emphasis on the Konik area. The Strategy has created a framework for the permanent and sustainable resolution of displacement issues in Montenegro.

In Montenegro, the Regional Housing Programme (RHP) is expected to provide durable housing solutions to the most vulnerable displaced and internally displaced persons through local integration or within institutions of the social welfare system. In total, as per the original scope, 681 households (or 2 236 individuals) should benefit from the RHP.

End-August 2020 figures

SUB-PROJECTS IN MONTENEGRO

Sub-project MNE1

Construction of two blocks of flats for 62 I/DP families in Niksic

Sub-project MNE2

Provision of housing to 171 most vulnerable families from camp Konik 1 and its surroundings, through construction of 17 buildings in the city of Podgorica

Sub-project MNE3

Construction of a home for 68 elderly/handicapped persons in Pljevlja

Sub-project MNE4

Construction of 94 apartments for 271 persons in the municipality of Berane

Sub-project MNE6

Conversion of a military facility into a home for 104 elderly persons and adults with disabilities in Niksic

Sub-project MNE7

Purchase of 36 apartments in the municipality of Herceg Novi

Sub-project MNE8

Construction of minimum 50 individual houses in various municipalities in Montenegro

Sub-project MNE9

Construction of apartments for 96 most vulnerable families in Vrela Ribnička, Podgorica

Montenegro Factsheet - September 2020

End-August 2020 figures

IMPLEMENTING STRUCTURE



LEAD INSTITUTION

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND
SOCIAL WELFARE

The Ministry ensures the institutional set-up of the Montenegrin Country Housing Project’s management and control system, development of sub-projects, selection of beneficiaries, conclusion of inter-institutional agreements with municipalities (in case housing solutions are implemented on their territory), submission of procurement plans to CEB, monitoring reports, as well as approval and submission of requests to the Ministry of Finance for the payment of contracts.

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION UNIT

PUBLIC WORKS
ADMINISTRATION

Public Works Administration carries out the activities such as: establish and maintain a procurement and contract management system, and manage any donor funds received for technical assistance, provide relevant input for the development of sub-projects as agreed with/requested by Lead Institution, co-sign inter-institutional agreements with municipalities, develop tender dossiers and conduct procurement or perform ex-ante controls on tender dossiers and stages of procurement (when municipalities are Contracting Authorities), manage and monitor contract implementation, as well as check and approve invoices submitted by contractors.

USEFUL INFO FOR BENEFICIARIES

Find out by contacting the RHP Lead institution:

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro
Rimski trg 46, 81000 Podgorica
+382 20 482 148
kabinet@mrs.gov.me
www.mrs.gov.me/ministarstvo

CONTACT

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare

of Montenegro

Rimski trg 46, 81000 Podgorica
+382 20 482 148

Budimirka Djukanovic, RHP Coordinator

budimirka.djukanovic@mrs.gov.me
www.mrs.gov.me/ministarstvo

Public Works

Administration

Arsenija Boljevića 2a (City Mall, 3rd floor), 81000 Podgorica
+382 20 230 227

Milan Martinovic, Director

ujr@ujr.gov.me
www.ujr.gov.me/uprava